Mercury Free

Learn how to buy mercury-free and recycled products.

State and higher education employees should take the “WA-State Environmental Procurement Preference” training through the Washington State Learning Center for a certificate of completion.

If you complete this course within the WA-State Learn Center, you will receive three one-minute boosters within the first 3 months of completing the course. These boosters help keep course information fresh in your mind.

If you do not have access to the Washington State Learning Center, use watch the documini video on this webpage.

Related policies


This policy establishes the purchasing priority and preference required in RCW 70A.230 for competitive purchases
of products that may contain mercury. This statutory requirement was adopted to eliminate or reduce threats to
human health and the environment from release of mercury.

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Contracts & procurement training team